Licensed and Humane Wildlife Removal in Port Bolivar Texas


The Critter Squad Texas Wildlife Removal & Control

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The Critter Squad are a fully licensed and insured nuisance wildlife control company in Port Bolivar TX and we specialize in resolving all types of conflicts with wildlife using the latest and most humane methods available. Our specialty is humanely removing wildlife from residential and commercial locations including, not only the removal of the animal(s) but also repairing the damage they may have caused. We wildlife proof the structure so the animals do not return in the future, full attic clean out, restorations and much more. Regardless of the issue in Port Bolivar Texas, The Critter Squad can solve it! All of our work is 100% backed with a written GUARANTEE.

The Critter Squad are your local Port Bolivar animal removal specialists in humanely removing animals and wildlife from your home and property. PERMANENTLY! The Critter Squad guarantees that once the offending animal is removed, they will not be able to return due to our exclusion process that eliminates access back into your home. We do not use poison or killing traps, thus eliminating the possibility of injuring your domestic pets. We currently serve Houston and the surrounding areas and are experts in removing animals from attics, chimneys, yards and buildings. We are licensed and have more experience than your backyard animal trapper. When Animal Happen in Texas, we got your back!

Servicing the entire area of Galveston County County Texas

Port Bolivar TX Bat Removal and Control

Bat Removal – What about the lights, sounds and sound emitting devices you can find on the market? There are many different types of electrical devices being sold as bat repellents and the truth to this is that they are generally ineffective as well. Sometimes the bats that enter the home are young ones trying to find their way outside for the first time. If the raccoon has already set shop in your attic, it’s more than likely a female raccoon that has a litter. Professional bat control services in Port Bolivar, TX to get rid of bats from attics. Bats carry a large number of diseases and parasites that can be quite dangerous to you. There are times they may actually get trapped in the wall and if this happens you are going to have to do your best to locate where in the wall the bat is, create a hole and carefully remove the bat.

The spores for this fungus can be found in drying and dried bat dung (guano). Bat exclusion services in Port Bolivar Texas are always guaranteed. Remember, it is my goal to be as humane as possible to these remarkable and cute creatures. Though less than 1% of bats carry the rabies virus and transmit it, it is difficult to say if a colony of bats that is residing in the house has it or not. There are dozens of types of raccoon traps, some live traps, some lethal traps.

Bats carry a large number of diseases and parasites that can be quite dangerous to you. It's often easy to spot where they are going in and out, because they leave brown staining from the grease and oil in their fur, at the entry point. If you want to attract bats to your property and offer them shelter, then by all means do so. What to do with caught raccoon - You will either kill it or transport it somewhere else and release it (relocate it. I recommend the latter if it's legal, but if you must kill it, do so humanely. They also urinate and defecate everywhere.

Port Bolivar TX Roof Rat Removal and Extermination

Rat Removal – Once a one-way trap door is installed, when a raccoon leaves as part of their regular routine, they will not be able to re-enter. Bat-proofing requires any holes or cracks over ¼ inch to be repaired, sealed, caulked, screened, or otherwise eliminated. For tips to do it yourself for FREE, read my how to get rid of raccoons page. We know how to get rid of roof rats from attics. I always ask the homeowner if they hear the chattering noise, and if so, where they hear it. Or, you an just watch the house at dusk and see where they are coming out.

A bat house will NOT lure the bats out. Another factor is the high concentration of bats present in a nursery colony during that period. Roof rat extermination and rat exclusion from home is what we do best to make your home rat proof. The young are born in late April - early June depending on species, and the young are growing and flightless until some time in August. In urban environments, the animal often sifts through garbage for food. Insurance companies won't cover rodents, such as rats or squirrels.

The unwelcome guests are gone, and your home is quiet again. Raccoons also carry Giardia lamblia, a protozoan causing diarrhea associated with ingesting food or water contaminated by raccoon excrement. A light mist of an enzyme-based microbial solvent will help keep the fungal spores from going airborne. While this may come as a relief it’s important not to underestimate the damage they can do. You can hear the slight peeping and see bats swooping around. In urban environments, the animal often sifts through garbage for food.

Port Bolivar TX Skunk Removal and Exclusion

Skunk Removal – Finally, in almost every state in America there are laws against poisoning these very beneficial animals. Coon trapping tips - Coon is short for raccoon, or an abbreviation that people often use. The body weight of an adult raccoon varies considerably with habitat, making the raccoon one of the most variably sized mammals. Professional skunk exclusion and proofing services to keep skunks out of your yard. Are you able and willing to do so? It is not legal, in almost all states, to trap a raccoon, stick it in the trunk of your car, drive it off to the woods, and release it.

The smallest specimens live in southern Florida, while those near the northern limits of the raccoon's range tend to be the largest (see Bergmann's rule). The best way to target your raccoon is to use the young pups as live bait. Skunk removal from window wells and dead skunk removal. As such, attic insulation can quickly become damaged when trampled on or littered with urine and feces, although it is not common in most cases for raccoons to defecate in their den site (except during baby season). Don't let the "big" name fool you, as a Big Brown only weighs about 1/2 ounce, but has a wingspan from 11 to 13 inches.

If you want to attract bats to your property and offer them shelter, then by all means do so. They are simply opportunists. It would actually be very nice, because then we could remove bats easily (and harmlessly, just like a real exclusion). The bats in our neighborhoods are insectivores, which of course means they live on insects. Cleanup: The bats have left droppings in your attic or walls, perhaps by the million.

Port Bolivar TX Raccoon Removal and Trapping

Raccoon Removal – This is a process that is not only filthy, it can be downright dangerous. You don’t want to add a personal injury to the raccoons’ nuisances. Is there any way to prevent bats from entering my house? Humane live trapping of raccoons and raccoon baby removal services. If you want to keep raccoons away, it's very hard, and only a few very aggressive tactics might work.

Carl Linnaeus placed the raccoon in the Ursus genus—first as Ursus cauda elongate (“long-tailed bear”) and then as Ursus lotor (“washer bear”). What Is Rabies? Rabies is a disease that is caused by the virus Lyssavirus Rabies. Raccoon damage repairs and attic restoration services in Port Bolivar TX. To locate them requires patience, endurance and a measure of physical strength. Read more about the bat maternity season so that you don't do the job during the wrong time of year.

How to remove raccoons from chimney - The pros have several techniques, and I cover them in my chimney guide. Not only do the droppings and urine corrode wood/metal, but the weight of them can collapse the ceiling below the attic - I've seen if a few times. First of all, it's probably there because it was part of a colony living in your attic or walls, and it accidentally crawled into the living area. They reach maturity at about eight months when they can start mating and raising their own young. This allows us to reach many areas not accessible by ladders, and provides a safer working environment. Some raccoons are actually neat about it, and repeatedly use the same area as a latrine.

Port Bolivar TX Squirrel Removal and Control

Squirrel Removal – You might be amazed by the damage these critters can cause. A raccoon can run at speeds of up to 15 miles per hour. Bear in mind, this time period may be tough for her and her young, but the young stand the best chance of survival with their mother, even over a licensed wildlife rehabber. Humane squirrel control procedures to get squirrels out of your attic. If a situation requires a snare or trapping the raccoon, they must then be relocated a maximum of 1 kilometer away in accordance with laws.

Once you have properly attired yourself so that your skin is protected, now your search can begin. Bats actually don’t need much space to enter your home. Squirrel damage repairs and exclusion services to keep nuisance squirrels out for good. Many people think that they should trap the bats and get rid of them this way however this is not the best way to get rid of bats. But these are not too effective as the mother raccoon might choose to bear the odor in order to raise her pups in a safe place. The young are born in late April - early June depending on species, and the young are growing and flightless until some time in August.

I wear a HEPA filter mask to avoid breathing in airborne dust particles. They usually crawl down walls and wedge into gaps behind wood beams, fascia boards, etc. If a bat is weak, sick looking and found during the day there is a good likelihood it could be carrying rabies. But just remember, a raccoon that wants back in will be able to get back in - it will tear its way through anything to get back inside. Another popular mistake is sealing up the entrance where the bats are getting in.

Port Bolivar TX Armadillo Removal and Trapping

Armadillo Removal – This makes them look much bigger, especially if one is flying around inside your home. Raccoons in the Attic: PLEASE do not try to trap and remove if you have raccoons in the attic. Once you’ve located the litter, you are now ready to move on to the next step. Professional armadillo trapping services. If the raccoon has already set shop in your attic, it’s more than likely a female raccoon that has a litter.

It is a time when young bats are leaving the nursery colony for the first time, and sometimes "get lost" while trying to find their way outside. Raccoons have been known to have multiple dens sites in a residential area. The species originally kept to the deciduous and mixed forests of North America, but its impressive ability to adapt has enabled the animal to move into a wide range of habitats, from mountainous terrains to large cities. Armadillo exclusion services to make your property armadillo proof. The attic and walls and other areas the bats have contaminated should be cleaned.

Those that have emphysema, pneumonia, or bronchitis are also particularly prone. This will help you know how they are getting in and you can use this knowledge when it comes time to exclude them. I've also done a lot of research and found competent and humane wildlife experts in these cities, who know how to get rid of raccoons the right way: Charlotte - Fort Lauderdale - Miami - Seattle - Portland - Oakland - Los Angeles - San Diego - Phoenix - Dallas - Houston - Austin, TX - Arlington, VA - Denver - Cincinnati - Baltimore - Nassau County - Jacksonville - Orlando - Tampa - Boca Raton - Virginia Beach - Chicago, but the directory lists almost 500 US cities and towns. For these reasons it's good idea to get rid of raccoons in the attic. The bats are usually excluded through one-way exclusion devices.

Port Bolivar TX Bird Removal and Bird Control

Bird Control – You will probably be better off calling a professional trapper or a wildlife rehabber who can help you do it right and legall. What should I do if there is a raccoon in my attic - Don't panic - call a pro to inspect the attic and remove the animals in the proper manner. Repellent products and devices have a 0% success rate. Bird nest removal services in Texas. If you hear noise and rustle in your attic at night for sure you having deal with uninvited guests, such as raccoons. I often get fleas on me when I enter attics that hold raccoons and I treat raccoon diseases seriously.

If it was that easy to solve bat problems, I would not be working 70+ hours a week from April through October. Bird droppings clean up and sanitizing.  They hibernate from late fall (Oct/Nov) until spring arrives (Mar/Apr). Do Bats Carry Diseases? After about a 65 day gestation period, the raccoon will give birth to two to five babies, also known as “kits.

Rabies is transmitted through saliva often through a bite. Though previously thought to be quite solitary, there is now evidence that the species congregates in gender-specific groups. Now your attic is totally clean and safe to be in. It might be a good idea to wait until the mother isn't nearby the litter before removing them. Perhaps for the next few seasons.

Galveston County, TX Wildlife Control Services